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Here you will find information on events NHS Research Scotland are hosting, supporting, exhibiting or attending. Contact information is provided for each event.We are committed to supporting the clinical research community across Scotland so if you wish to publicise an event on our website please contact

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With the evolving situation around Coronavirus (COVID-19) a number of events and conferences NHS Research Scotland are hosting, or participating in, have been cancelled, or postponed. This is to avoid taking staff away from their various important roles across our health and social care system. We will continue to monitor official advice and provide timely updates via our website and twitter, alongside direct contact with delegates where necessary.

COVID-19 National Core Studies Symposium

Date: 24/06/2021 to 24/06/2021 Venue: Online

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The Post-Covid HealthTech Landscape: A Digital Revolution

Date: 19/05/2021 to 19/05/2021 Venue: Online

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The event's aim is to present and discuss how the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic has spurred a revolution in health technologies that are transforming health and social care. Academics within the University of Strathclyde’s HealthTech Cluster and Scotland’s Digita...

6th Scottish Cancer Clinical Research Conference

Date: 03/09/2021 to 03/09/2021 Venue: Radisson Blu, 80 High Street, Edinburgh

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Hosted by Cancer Clinical Trials Unit Scotland (CaCTUS) and NRS Cancer

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) Annual Virtual Conference 2021

Date: 27/05/2021 to 28/01/2023 Venue: Online

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Having had to postpone the 2020 event, the 2021 NES Education Conference will occur as a virtual conference, incorporating the Scottish Medical Education Conference, Medical Appraisers Conference, Practice Managers Conference, NMAHP Conference, Dental Conference and Pharmacy C...

NHS Scotland Event 2021

Date: 22/06/2021 to 24/06/2021 Venue: Online

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The NHS Scotland Event is the leading health Event in Scotland. It continues to be the ‘premier meeting place’ for those committed to providing sustainable high-quality health and social care services for the people of Scotland.  Following the postponem...

The Future of Lived Experience: Institute of Community Reporters (ICR) Conference 2021

Date: 02/06/2021 to 02/06/2021 Venue: Online Event

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How do we ensure that people who share their lived experiences are valued and that those experiences are treated as a valid form of data in their own right? How does society, institutions, and organisations get better at working with stories and using them to cr...

NRS Pain / SPaRC 2021 Virtual Conference

Date: 10/09/2021 to 10/09/2021 Venue: Hopin (virtual conference)

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The NRS Pain / SPaRC 11th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) will take place on Friday 10 September 2021 as a virtual conference via Hopin.